1 He who, being often reproved, hardens his neck shall suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy.
2 When the righteous are increased, the people rejoice, but when a wicked man bears rule, the people sigh.
3 He who loves wisdom delights his father, but he who keeps company with harlots wastes [his] substance.
6 In the transgression of an evil man there is a snare, but a righteous man sings and rejoices.
7 A righteous man takes knowledge of the cause of the poor. A wicked man has no [such] understanding to know.
9 If a wise man has a controversy with a foolish man, whether he be angry or laugh, there will be no rest.
16 When the wicked are increased, transgression increases, but the righteous shall look upon their fall.
18 Where there is no vision, the people cast off restraint, but he who keeps the law, happy is he.
19 A servant will not be corrected by words, for though he understands, he will not give heed.
21 He who brings up his servant gently from childhood shall have him become a son at the last.
24 He who is partner with a thief hates his own soul; he hears the adjuration and utters nothing.